Vintage White Lace and Mesh Form Fitting Bodysuit - XL/2X
Seriously ADORABLE white mesh and lace form fitting lingerie bodysuit! Has a super sweet vintage girdle-style fit (similar to shape wear) which gives it it's form-fitting snug fit! Adjustable straps and crotch, no underwire but it still gives lots of support (most vintage bras don't have underwire, instead the way they were constructed supported & lifted breasts). The cutest vintage detail: a little baby flower right in between the bust, SO sweet!! Fits like a modern women’s size 34J and body fits like a women's size XL/2X.
For reference, I am 5'10" and usually wear plus size L/XL on top/at waist & size XL/2X on bottom/hips/booty; my bust is 39”, waist is 32”, hips are 47”. This item was too large at the bust but fit me very well everywhere else. It best fits sizes XL and 2X, and fits like a modern bra size 34J (if you want to read more about how I came to that conclusion please refer to the very end of the listing where I give even more details):
Under bust: 34-40”
Tag: Rago, made in USA, size 48C
Condition: Excellent vintage condition - shows usual signs of pre-ownership but nothing major at all to note of!
Taking that into account and taking into account that this item is from the 90’s (not an older vintage piece from the 50’s or 40’s) the sizing listed as 48C is probably pretty accurate.
Because vintage bras tend to use a larger band size (vs larger cup size) and given that this bra probably has a pretty accurate size listed on it’s tag (given that it’s only from the 90’s), I looked up 48C bra sister sizes (http://www.sizechart.com/brasize/sistersize/index.html) to see if I could figure out what a more modern size would be for this bra. Sister sizes for 48C are: 46D, 44E, 42F, 40G, 38H, 36I, 34J, 32K.